RSSArchive for September 4th, 2018

Climate Review: Summer of 2018

    The start of “Meteorological Summer 2018” (June-July-August) was a very warm and generally dry across south central and southeast Colorado. A few weather systems, including the remnants of a tropical system moving north and east out of the Gulf of California, brought some beneficial rains and a brief respite in the hot and […]

William Lowe… May 16, 1945 – August 29, 2018

    Funeral Services for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Bill Lowe will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Mark Cloer officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Lyon National Cemetery. William Phillip Lowe was born on May 16, 1945 in St. […]

Myron Don Larsen…July 30, 1956 – August 29, 2018

  Myron Don Larsen passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. His body finally gave out and liberated his troubled mind. Born in SLC on July 30, 1956, Myron had a happy childhood travelling with the family to Texas, Germany, Hawaii, Georgia and Japan. After graduating from High School in Camp Zama, Japan, Myron moved […]

LCC Make Space Director Updates Rotary on Computer Technology

    You start with a block of plastic, add some software programming, put it into a laser cutter machine and out pops a functioning monkey wrench, cut from the plastic block. That’s a simplification of an involved process, but taken down to basic elements, that’s a part of what’s offered from the Innovative Make […]

Lamar Memorial Airshow and Fly-In Set for Sept 9th

Lamar Memorial Airshow and Fly-In Set for Sept 9th

  Eric and Tanya McSwan, managers of the Lamar Municipal Airport, have been at work on their airshow and fly-in since this past November. All the work should finally pay off on Sunday, September 9th between 8a and Noon when the free show gets underway.  The couple hosted a smaller airshow last September, featuring mostly […]

Hickenlooper Declares September as Workforce Development Month

    (DENVER) — Governor John Hickenlooper has issued a proclamation declaring September as Workforce Development Month in Colorado. Workforce Development Month began modestly in 2004 with just a handful of events.  The annual series has grown exponentially over the last 14 years, through good times and bad, and Workforce Development Month 2018 is bigger […]

Lamar Community College Seeks Public Comment or Accreditation Evaluation

Lamar Community College Seeks Public Comment or Accreditation Evaluation

  Deadline for Submitted Comments is September 15th (Lamar, Colorado; August 13, 2018) Lamar Community College will host a team from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) on October 15-17 of this year to review the College’s continued ability to meet the HLC’c criteria for accreditation. Dr. Linda Lujan, LCC President, encouraged all to consider providing […]



  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS   Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.24 billion pounds in July, up 6 percent from the 3.99 billion pounds produced in July 2017.  Beef production, at 2.23 billion pounds, was 6 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.77 million head, up 6 percent from July […]